Jason Ritter Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Daughter, Net Worth


Jason Ritter is an American actor known for portraying the role of Kurt in We’ll Never Have Paris. He also voice-starred the character of Ryder in Frozen II. Some of his other popular films include 7 Minutes, You’re Not You, and Carrie Pilby.

How old is He? – Age

Ritter is 44 years old as of 2024. He was born on February 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is He? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Mother, Father, and Siblings – Family

Jason was born to parents; John Ritter and Nancy Morgan in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. It is known that both his parents are into the film industry. His mother is known for films such as Americathon and Lucky Luke. On the other hand, his father had roles in films such as 8 Simple Rules and Three’s Company. He grew up along with his three siblings; Carly, Noah, and Tyler Ritter.


Ritter enrolled at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, where he graduated. Afterward, he joined New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he was a student at the Atlantic Theater Company. It is also known that he was a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Is He Married? – Wife

Jason has been married to his lovely wife, Melanie Lynskey, since 2020. She is also an actress known for roles such as Rose in Two and a Half Men. She has also appeared in films such as Coyote Ugly, Heavenly Creatures, and Ever After. It is known that the couple were officially engaged in 2017 after they dated for a span of four years.

Jason Ritter And His Wife Melanie Lynskey Photo
Jason Ritter And His Wife Melanie Lynskey Photo


Ritter and his wife Melanie Lynskey have been blessed with a daughter whose identity is still unclear. They welcomed her as their first child in December 2018.

Acting Career

Jason is a vastly recognized actor who starred as Billy Baker in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He is also known for his appearances in the 32 episodes of Parenthood as Mark Cyr. Likewise, he was featured in Joan of Arcadia where he played the role of Kevin Girardi.

Most noteworthy, he voiced the lead role of Captain Jonathan in Captain Fall. It is known that he portrayed the character of Ranger Bill in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. He also appeared as Josh Simms in the episode titled Customer Safari of the Superstore TV show.

In addition, he was featured in the County TV show where he starred as Jack Malloy. Afterward, he landed on the voice role of Dipper Pines in the 40 episodes of Gravity Falls. He was also a cast of the 2018 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World in the main role of Kevin Finn.

Furthermore, he has been featured in several podcasts including The Thrilling Adventure Hour. On the other hand, he is a film producer known for his work in Good Dick, Oh My Soul, and This Is My Friend. Some of his popular theatre credits include Third, The Beginning of August, and The Distance From Here.

Net Worth

Citing his career in acting, Ritter has an estimated net worth of $6 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Bitch
  • Gravity Falls
  • Raising Dio
  • Parenthood
  • Frozen II
  • The Tale
  • Captain Fall
  • Kevin (Probably) Saves the World
  • Freddy vs. Jason
  • Joan of Arcadia
  • The Education of Charlie Banks
  • The Intervention
  • Raise Your Voice
  • The Event
  • About Alex


  • Clarence Derwent Awards
  • Martin E. Segal Award
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